Synonyms for aesthete
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : es-theet or, esp. British, ees-|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈɛs θit or, esp. British, ˈis-|
Définition of aestheteOrigin :
- 1878, in vogue 1881, from Greek aisthetes "one who perceives," from stem of aisthanesthai "to perceive, to feel" (see aesthetic).
- I want to be an aesthete,And with the aesthetes stand;A sunflower on my forehead,And a lily in my hand.["Puck," Oct. 5, 1881]
- noun person having great sensitivity to beauty
- He is not really an aesthete at all; he is too Voltairian for that.
- Extract from : « Suspended Judgments » by John Cowper Powys
- Indeed, if he had agreed with the aesthete, he would possibly not have introduced him.
- Extract from : « The Longest Journey » by E. M. Forster
- But it wasn't a scientist's curiosity; it was an aesthete's.
- Extract from : « Breaking Point » by James E. Gunn
- As a matter of fact, there was much more of the aesthete in him than of the Nonconformist.
- Extract from : « Old and New Masters » by Robert Lynd
- And this is the condition of the decadent, of the aesthete, of the free-lover.
- Extract from : « The Defendant » by G.K. Chesterton
- You know what he says—'The aesthete is, after all, only a dallier.
- Extract from : « The Tempting of Tavernake » by E. Phillips Oppenheim
- This, for that ruthless egotist, the aesthete, is the substance of all things theatrical.
- Extract from : « Egotism in German Philosophy » by George Santayana
- The aesthete must not ask me to mingle my tears with his, because these things are merely useful and ugly.
- Extract from : « What I Saw in America » by G. K. Chesterton
- Aesthete and libertine alike sink to the lower level of pleasure, and their emotions become obscene.
- Extract from : « The Evolution of Love » by Emil Lucka
- That aesthete, to be sure, was right, when he said: "It is Style that makes one believe in a thing; nothing but Style."
- Extract from : « The Complete Essays of John Galsworthy » by John Galsworthy
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